THE BLUE MOUNTAINS, Ont. — The Roost, a new family-run artisanal Ontario winery located 20 minutes from Collingwood and Thornbury, Ont., has opened its doors.
The husband-and-wife team of Michael and Jessica Maish do everything from tending the vines to making the wine. Visitors to The Roost winery can sample six wines in a rustic 19th century barn or enjoy a glass on the patio. Wines can be purchased by the glass or in flights of four and visitors can also take home wines by the bottle.
“This has always been a special place for our family and we wanted to invite others to enjoy the experience too,” says Jessica Maish. “The Roost is about bringing friends and family together in a beautiful setting, allowing them to dream away an afternoon — accompanied by a glass of wine of course.”
The Roost wines include three whites, two reds and a rosé. From the fruity red Marquette to the dry and fresh white L’Acadie, there is a wine for every palate. Two Wrongs Make A White is a unique blend of Riesling and the winery’s third white, Frontenac Blanc. Barn Red and The Roost Rosé round out the selections.